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27-May-2015 5:02pm PDT  

 

Chicago International REEL Shorts Festival

12 Annual: October 29, 2015 to November 01, 2015

  Short Film Documentary

 
 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
March 31, 2015
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00


May 31, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


July 31, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


September 30, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Oct-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 39 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
MiniDV    
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements
A press kit is requested but not required, including:


Prizes & Awards
This category is a competition.


Audience Choice Award
Mix of prizes. for the film with the most audience votes in the festival.
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best of Fest Award
Each category will have a best of as voted by the festival team.
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Category Rules
Any film under 35 minutes (although remember - we can program more films when they are shorter --- So as with ALL FESTIVALS, the shorter your film is the easier it is to program :)